Death Cafe profile for Barb


Location: United States

About Barb:

Have worked with hospice in CA.  having experienced the death of a 17 yr old grandchild, 28 yr. old son-in-law, parents who passed at 45 & 57, and my spouse of 50 yrs.  I feel that the need for talk about death is so important for all, as it is as much a part of life as birth. However we will be hosting a death cafe  at a 60+ center and our initial feedback has been truly enc


What brings you to Death Cafe?

Rememberig one family I worked with in hospice where the daughter & her wanted so much to talk about death, but the mom, who was the patient refused.  For me this was a poweful reminder of the need for open discussion in response to the fact that we are all going to die.


What would you like your legacy to be?

Know me while I'm with you my children, remember me when I pass, for with the memories I remain with you.


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Barb's posts on the Death Cafe website


Death Cafe: Newport Death Cafe

Posted by Barb on Feb. 13, 2017, 8:38 p.m.



With Newport's 60+ Activity Center

March 8, 2017, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Pacific )

free


A death cafe has never been available in this area.  Numerous educational classes are available, but none pertaining to a subject that faces our mortality so directly and with grace ...



Practitioners question: first cafe

Posted by Barb on Dec. 1, 2016, 12:59 p.m.


Was introduced to this first at an IONS conference years ago but until recently hadn't thought more about it. Being active at a 60+ Activity Center, the director asked if any had heard of it and if they would be willing to host one there.  I am asking the ...



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